Canada marks 50th anniversary of the Caesar cocktail

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It’s the golden anniversary of Canada’s favourite cocktail: The Caesar.

“People love their Caesars, especially on the weekend,” said Jessica Simmiss, bartender and co-owner of Melrose on Adelaide.

“It’s definitely a hangover cure for most.”

Did you know that Canadians consume 400 million Caesars a year?

“The Caesar is a dealer’s choice kind of drink,” said Simmiss.

“You can use anything in it: vodka, gin, tequila, and whiskey is becoming very popular.”

When asked how many times a day Simmiss is asked to make Canada’a beloved national cocktail? She replied, “multiple times a day.”

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Happy 50th anniversary to the Caesar!

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